Manuel Ridocci → art director and visual artist focused on graphic design and photography. He currently manages his art direction and design studio between London and Madrid. Specialised in art direction, branding, visual identity, editorial and spatial design in the fields of fashion, art, culture and hospitality. The main interest in his design work is finding the right balance between elegance and functionality both conceptually and aesthetically across all print and digital platforms. He studied at Central Saint Martins in London and IED and Escuela Superior de Diseño in Madrid. Also at ISIA-Werkplaats Summer School (Urbino) and Typography Summer School (London). Before setting up his own studio he has been working during more than ten years in many agencies and design studios such as Pentagram, Hotel Creative or MOX in London and Superunion and Erretres in Madrid.
Selected clients → Stella McCartney, Matadero Madrid, Burberry, Nike, Adidas, Converse, Uniqlo, Nestlé, Mango, Ermenegildo Zegna, Marion May Lingerie, Vice Magazine, National Railway UK, Rolls-Royce, Google, Amnesty International, Sony, GSK, Santander, Colnaghi, El Corte Inglés or Lufthansa.
Teaching → Contemporary Typography, Art Direction for Fashion and Editorial Design at IED (Istituto Europeo di Design) in Madrid. Also a different variety of workshops such as Portfolio surgery or Printing methods. Please him know if you want to set up a workshop in your school or university worldwide. He teaches in English and Spanish.